Collection 1661 - Currawarna Public School Parents and Citizens' Association

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RW 1661

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Currawarna Public School Parents and Citizens' Association

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  • 1924 - 1975 (Creation)

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0.09m; 4 volumes

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(January 1900 - December 2004)

Biographical history

The Currawarna Public School in the County of Bourke opened in January 1900. There had previously been a Currawarna Public School in existence, probably in another location, from January 1884. In May 1899 that school changed its name to Cottee Public School. (1)

A public school was the basic elementary school in the New South Wales system of education. By 1900 an attendance of twenty students was required to maintain a school of this classification. (2)

It appears that the school was discontinued in December 2004. (3)

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  1. Government Schools of New South Wales 1848-2003, NSW Department of Education and Training, 2003, pp.54 (Currawanna (2)), 52 (Cottee, see Agency 4638).
  2. ibid., p.18.
  3. Government Schools of New South Wales database https://nswgovschoolhistory.cese.nsw.gov.au/schoolHistory?schoolId=2397 (accessed 6 June 2018).

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Minute books and lists of members.

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OPEN to public access.

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